We recently had the chance to put the Canon RF 24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM through its paces both on the full-frame EOS R8 and on the APS-C EOS R7. With a 38-80mm equiv. field of view on crop-sensor bodies, it’s a bit of an awkward walk-around lens but on a full-frame RF body it’s a classic wide-to-standard kit zoom.
Its maximum aperture range is dreadfully slow; nevertheless, if you have enough light it’s fast-to-focus, well-stabilized, and produces pleasantly sharp images. It also won’t weigh you down thanks to a mostly-plastic collapsible design. Samples in this gallery were processed with Adobe Camera Raw instead of Capture One because of compatibility issues.
View our Canon RF 24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM sample gallery
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|Canon RF24-50mm F4.5-6.3 is STM for Canon Full-Frame Mirrorless RF Mount Cameras, Wide-Angle to Standard Zoom Lens, Compact, Lightweight, Optical Image Stabilization, for Vlogging or Shooting Stills||$419.00||Shop now|
|Canon RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 is STM for Canon APS-C Mirrorless RF Mount Cameras, Telephoto Zoom, Compact, Lightweight, Optical Image Stabilization, for Landscape, Portrait, & Travel Photos/Videos||$479.00||Shop now|
|Canon RF-S18-45mm F4.5-6.3 Lens||$399.00||Shop now|
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